Cristóbal Arteaga

Spain, Chile 87 min Fiction


Alfredo Barrera seems like a normal guy. He seems to have a job. He seems to have a home. He seems to have a happy life. But things are usually not what they seem. He lost his job months ago and in 90 minutes, he will lose his house. But Alfredo has a plan. And he will execute it, no matter what.

* Catalan première



Cristóbal Arteaga

He studied Screenplay at the Catholic University of Chile and moved to Madrid, where he studied Screenplay and Direction at the Film Institute. In 2013 he shot El triste olor de la carne, premiered at Karlovy Vary, screened at D’A 2014 and awarded in Seville. He has directed six feature films with which he has toured many festivals such as Cineuropa or Gijón, where he has presented many of his works. The Construction of a Sound is the first film he shoots in his native Chile.

Filmography: Construcción de un sonido (short, 2021, D'A 2022), Homo Homini Lupus (2020), As mortes (2019, D'A 2020), La declaración de los objetos (2016, D'A 2017), Ave y nada (2015), Faro sin isla (2014), El triste olor de la carne (2013, D'A 2014)

Cristóbal Arteaga

Film information

Original Title: The Sad Smell of Flesh
Director: Cristóbal Arteaga
Script: Cristóbal Arteaga
Contact: Cristóbal Artega
With: Alfredo Rodríguez, Sabela Vázquez, Ruth Sabucedo, Xoana Baz, Aroa Berjón
Country: Spain, Chile
Year: 2013
Format: DCP
Length: 87 min
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Edition: 2014